Chances are the first thing that comes to most people's minds when they think about depression is depressed mood, right? But while depressed mood is often a major part of depressive illnesses, sometimes it plays a minor role and other times it's not present at all. The symptoms of depression are (must have one of… Continue reading Depression Without the Depressed Part?
squirrel_photos on Pixabay Living alone, I have to do all my own grocery shopping. It's been that way for years, so no big deal, right? Well, what used to be a simple task has become a bit more of a production with mental illness tagging along. It turns out grocery shopping with mental illness isn't… Continue reading Mental Illness Goes Grocery Shopping
I feel like I have butterfly brain, flitting around from flower to flower, never sticking with one for very long. Lots of flowers to pollinate, after all. Except I'm not as graceful as a butterfly. I'm more like a moth, careening drunkenly around with no apparent destination in mind. Bouncing off one wall, hitting the… Continue reading Butterfly brain